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Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
: daniel rohr is a metals and mining analyst from morningstar and joins us from chicago. dan, how unique of a deal is this in the u.s. to have mining and energy drilling all in the same company? >> it is very unusual, forthe p. decades, ago, however, we had seen a lot of the oil majors, folks like amco, with exposure to mining as well. this is an animal we haven't seen in quite sometime in the u.s. >> tom: what drove the deal for freport, why did it want to go outside its expertise mining, that was two generations of leaders ago. why now? >> yeah. i'm still struggling with the underlying strategic rationale for this deal. judging by the stock market, i can't see a clear rationale as far as why they did this. what management has said is they see a compelling story for oil and gas demand over the next several decades, and the purchase of plains and m.n.r., was a good way to bet on that outlook. >> tom: i suppose one point that is worth exploring here is little bit, mac moran and mines around the world, they're mostly based here in the u.s. is that a big change, and why that? >> frep
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
buying the morningstar unit of dean foods for $1.45 billion. morningstar's products include creamers, ice cream and cottage cheese. dean foods, the largest dairy producer in the u.s., based in dallas, is in downsizing mode. the deal with saputo is expected to close at the end of the year. the mayor of newark, new jersey is about to go on a strict diet. starting today, cory booker will live on food stamps for a week - that means spending only $4 a day for all of his food. booker accepted the challenge in a twitter debate with a north carolina woman. other public officials have tried this before booker and have reported it to be a great challenge. there's no place like home for the holidays, and keeping up with its annual tradtion, fannie mae and freddie mac won't evict familes facing foreclosure during the holiday season. this year's freddie/fannie evicition-free dates are dec. 19 through january 2nd. you might think airlines wouldn't be able to find ways to add more fees to your ticket, but that's exactly what was talked about at the airline information conference that just wrapped u
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm EST
foods. >> sure. >> caller: apparently they found finally found a buyer for morningstar. which is going to add close to $1.5 billion. which they're going to use to pay down debt. obviously a very good thing. but they're losing morningstar and they do plan i believe to spin off the rest of rightway. so that a number of months. which kind of makes it a commodity stock. you know, without the white wave or the morningstar. it's a dairy commodity stock. is it worth holding, given that? or is it worth holding, to acquire the white wave spinoff? >> that's why you would hold it. is to acquire white wave. i think white wave is a great growth company. not unlike hane, think dean foods without white wave is not so hot. i think you're spot-on in your analysis and i thank you for your call. let's go to art also from my home state of pennsylvania. art? >> caller: hi, i'm going a recovering eagles fan now living in steelers country. with everybody jumping on the chinese stock bandwagon i talked you last week about keu 360 ng t lightning round. it had the good quarter about three weeks ago. and no furt
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
the dow component. david: okay. stay tuned, folks, because we have a morningstar analysts who is one of the realistic ones with regard to apple. this guy's saying within this range at about 550, it is a screaming buy. maybe not so much -- >> reporter: a lot of guys agree with that, dave, absolutely. david: nicole, thank you very much. liz: the bells are ringing on wall street, and it is a green day on the street. not a bad move here finally up about 41 points. not the biggest gain in the world, but it does show optimism, david, doesn't it? right. s&p 500 seeing a gain of about four and a half points, the nasdaq better by 15, so a complete reversal from yesterday. russell 2000 finally punching up to the upside by about one point. david: and unless you'rr long on oil, oil was not a dark spot at all today, in fact, it was good news for those looking to see a little bit of those sinking prices getting back to a level where it may not interfere with the economy the way it was beginning to. oil stepped back about one and three-quarters percent today closing at $86.38. liz: the ecb cutting
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
doctor working for a colorado-based charity, morningstar development. >> this is a team that has lots of training on hostage rescues. but until you actually do it, you never know whayou are going to find. >> reporter: here's how it all went down. on wednesday, joseph and two afghan colleagues were returning from a medical clinic in a remote province when they were kidnapped at a check point along a highway by armed militants. they were then driven to a mountainous region, close to the pakistan border. the afghan captives were eventually released but joseph wasn't. spending three terrifying days in captivity. when u.s. intelligence showed joseph's life was in imminent danger, the military made its move. >> a hostage rescue mission is highly, highly dangerous and there is a risk that the hostage him or herself, would be killed. you never someone to authorize the mission. >> reporter: the mission was authorized by general john allen. he was lifted safely to bag ram air base but the victory came at the price. this morning a u.s. service member injured died of his wounds. the ultimate saf fis
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
taliban? >> reporter: dr. joseph is the medical advice sore for "morningstar", a nonprofit group based in colorado. "morningstar" is involved in economic and community development projects in afghanistan. "morningstar" has not released details about why dr. joseph was visiting afghanistan this particular occasion but the group has been involved in developing a training program for afghan doctors. "morningstar" said it established clinics and leadership groups and is trying to bring hope and opportunity to afghanistan. martha your heart goes out to the family of this young man. kelly, thank you very much. good to have you with us this morning. we're learning a little more about petty officer checque. owe grew up in the suburbs of pittsburgh, pen vain. although only 28 years old at time of his death he was already recipient of the bronze star for valor. he enlisted in october 2002. he served in iraq and afghanistan. we thank him for his service. the heartfelt words of the family of that doctor. imagine how they feel knowing they got their loved one but at the expense of this very brave y
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
relief organization morningstar providing free medical care for afghan civilians. he was flown to the nearby air b.a.s.e. and is expected to return soon. jim miklaszewski, nbc, pentagon. >>> there was more snow that piled up in wisconsin over the last two days than that state saw all of last year, with up to 16 inches falling in some air yas. and while some enjoyed the wintry white settings, slippery roads and bitter conditions were blamed for at least four deaths, 600 crashes and more than 1,100 spinouts from minnesota to the texas border. >>> new york's democratic governor andrew cuomo, a potential candidate in 2016 will not say whether he would endorse hillary clinton. he says that's a long way away and she hasn't decided if she will run. >>> if u.n. ambassador susan rice is nominated for secretary of state to replace hillary clinton, senator john mccain said he will be part of theirings. >>> conservative glenn beck is now joining republicans who support gay marriage. he said, quote, it's not whether they should be married or not. the question is why is the government involved in o
Dec 3, 2012 6:30pm PST
think super storm sandy pushed some sales the last weekend of october into november. morningstar auto analyst richard hilgert agrees sandy helped, but the storm wasn't the primary reason november was such a strong month. >> we've got a lot of pent up demand still out there-- pent up demand coming from, especially from the average age of the vehicles being over eleven years at this point in the united states. the average transaction price was up $346 from october because more 2013 models rolled into showrooms without incentives. the wild card this final month of 2012 is the fiscal cliff. analysts say if congress and the white house don't quickly resolve the budget crisis consumers could tighten their belts, throwing a speed bump into what has been an otherwise blockbuster year. diane eastabrook, "n.b.r.," chicago. >> susie: meanwhile, ford is going all out to rev up its upscale lincoln brand. the company is re-naming the division, "the lincoln motor company". it's not a separate company, but a separate brand from ford's mainstream models. at an event in new york city's lincoln cen
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
, working for a nonprofit called morningstar. a u.s. general said tonight that the mission shows an unwaivering commitment to defeat the taliban. >>> talks were homeland in geneva to find a diplomatic solution to end civil war in syria, which has now claimed about 40,000 lives. diplomats from the united nations, russia and u.s. released a statement saying, "the situation in syria was bad and getting worse. >> reporter: u.s. special forces are working with jordanain force on plans to secure assad chemical weapons. >> the white house has made it very clear there will be consequences, there will be consequences if the azad regime makes a terrible mistake by using chemical weapons on their open people. >> gunbattles between opponents and supporters of the president bashar assad left 40 dead. >>> a plane has been found believed to be carrying mexican- american sing star jenni rivera. rivera was born in long beach and known for her music as well as the tv reality show called "i love jenni." she was among sich people on board the plane flying from monterrey, mexico, when traffic controller
Dec 9, 2012 4:00am PST
at a remote medical clinic, morningstar development. when he and two his colleagues were kid napd on tuesday. they the afghans were quickly released. but the doctor was kept in captivity. but last night, coalition forces made their move, making the decision to go in and rescue dr. joseph after learning his life was in imminent danger. now, u.s. officials tells abc news that it appears that the militants were preparing to take joseph to neighboring pakistan. that's why the top commander in afghanistan, john allen, ordered the raid himself. saying, quote -- dan, we didn't hear about this kidnapping when it happened on friday. because coalition officials were worried. the military in afghanistan, we sometimes forget that there are thousands of civilians in afghanistans working as trainers, instructors or as in this case, as a doctor, he was trying to set up remote medical facilities. because he wasn't part of the military, often times the civilians go there and they really put their lives literally on the front line because they don't have the support and the fire power that the amer
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
, and we had some assets on the ground. there were negotiations between morningstar which is the company for whom they worked, and the taliban. there was a $12,000 ransom paid and the two afghans were let go. there wasn't any ransom being paid, and his life was being threatened, dr. joseph's, were m across the pakistani border. an order was given for afghani special forces and seal team 6 to do a raid on the fly, much more difficult than the bin laden raid because it was done on the fly. a seal from pennsylvania was killed but dr. joseph was rescued. it was a phenomenal operation along with the big win in the war on terror. >> bill: did they kill a lot of taliban in the process? >> in the firefight which was at night, they killed at least six, and our guy got hit in the chest and died a little later. they killed at least six taliban in the fight. >> bill: in the same time period, colonel peters, there was a drone attack on an al-qaeda bigshot inside pakistan. tell us about that. >> well, tha some people believe was being groomed to be the next leader of al-qaeda. more probabliy h
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00am EST
october by their largest about sids may. it rose nearly 1.5. morningstar foods unit is being sold for $1.5 billion. the deal will help boost its presence in the u.s. it operates and manufacturing facilities in nine states. that is the latest from the fox business network. giving you the power to prosper. ♪ lori: microsoft hoping to take a bite out of apple's ipad business. more than customers can swallow. connell: shibani joshi has more of that in the newsroom. >> some of the key features, there was one piece of information we did not know until just recently. that is probably the most important piece of information. that is the price tag. whether or not the company shot itself in the foot even before the 64 gigabyte is 899.vices. the workhorse device is 999. just to give you a sense of compares them. apple ipad is $70 less. they do not sell a 128 comparable device. pretty hefty price tag for a very competitive space. the service does have some pretty cool features. it has a stylist. a keyboard. some other capabilities that are really geared towards business people. the price tag wi
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
, from taliban kidnappers. joseph and two afghan staff members of morningstar development were seized wednesday on the mountains east of kabul. the taliban released the two afghans but were demanding a $100,000 ransom for joseph, a price morningstar development could not afford to pay. the two afghans told the american military joseph was being abused by his captors with slaps to the head. that convinced general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan, to order the rescue mission before the taliban could transport joseph into pakistan beyond the reach of u.s. forces. on saturday night checque and other members of the s.e.a.l. team six squad ron conducted a helicopter assault on a mountain hideout 50 miles from the pakistani border. checque was killed in the firefight. seven seven talibans were killed. joseph was unharmed. he is a most celebrated war but comes at a price. since 9/1165 s.e.a.l.s have been killed, most in afghanistan. >>> we have new information this morning on the condition of former south african president nelson mandela, spent the last three days, three ni
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
to get that morningstar fifth star. on the other side of it, i used to know a guy when he ran a hedge fund he would sell into the markup and buy it back the next day which is great if you're not a taxable fund because he knew it was a hark wrup so this story is as old as lincoln getting shot at ford theater. i don't think there's anything here, it's very difficult to prove. >> of all of the street's top strategists, tom lee could nail the number on where the s&p will close out 2012. his prediction of 14,030 is looking better by the day. tom welcome, good to see you again. >> thanks. >> how does that factor in? i don't know if you heard geithner on our air yesterday with steve liesman but sounded like a guy prepared to go cliff diving. >> i did hear that and you know, that's not very constructive talk because at the end of the day, you know, if we have a recession, the depth of that recession is not known until you're sort of caught in it. you don't know what downturn in the business cycle. it's dangerous to hear about washington talk the cliff is harmless but i do think the thre
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Dec 10, 2012 9:00am EST
"morningstar" development based in colorado springs. it is a group that helps rebuild communities in afghanistan. the doctor was not injured. this happened in eastern kabul province. they were abducted by a group of five men while returning to a visit at a medical clinic. an isaf spokesman describes the rescue effort. >> it was a combined operation in order to rescue this individual doing that operation. seven of those captures were killed. and the task force decided to start the operation since the assessment was there was imminent danger of injury or death to the individual. >> reporter: the identity of the other two aid workers has not been released, bill. bill: what more about the knave very seal killed during this operation, steve? >> reporter: his identity is not released which is typical when you talk about u.s. operations. they like to operate undercover and keep his identity secret. his heroic efforts are being praised at highest levels i can tell you that. president obama saying in a statement our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. as we honor all our military troop
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Dec 10, 2012 11:00am EST
. what was interesting he was traveling with two other members of the "morningstar" development team of doctors in eastern afghanistan when they were kidnapped on december fifth. two of the members of his team had been released 11 hours earlier after three days of negotiation with the taliban captors but dr. johnson had been held and that's when general allen decided to send in the u.s. special operators who had practiced this rescue mission. unfortunately one of them gave their life as we now learned. jenna: as we get more information. what has been the reaction thus far from washington? >> reporter: the reaction from the white house and pentagon as you expect is very somber because this was valued member of "seal team 6". we have a statement read by the president yesterday. tragically we lost one of our special operators in this effort. our thoughts and prayers go out to his family just as we must always honor our troops and military families he gave his life for his fellow americans. from secretary panetta, quote, the special operators who conducted this raid knew they were puttin
Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
morningstar right next to the crescent moon. october, the regiment would have been in brooklyn. it again, don't be, when i do it, but suddenly you have that raw moment where, wow, we are all little tiny things at the same time. >> you talk about in your book and it comes through how different eras have different revolutions. they look at the same revolution, but they go at it in some different way. one of the constants of the american revolution seems to be, with the exception of washington, i'm just wondering, you stay away from the big figures. spotlight where it belongs on the landscape. but washington is a figure in your book. had become to any conclusions about him? do you come away lot understand liking him or not liking them? >> i probably, you mean -- >> [inaudible] >> i just think it's a genius stroke. i was actually talking, i had a great conversation with an artist about the revolution. there is this idea that art ritual and [phone ringing] shall are the things we used to engage with our past so that we go forward, how do we negotiate, how do we use, these things. but anyway i
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Dec 3, 2012 1:00pm EST
is morningstar food unit two canadian company for $1.5 billion. they say it will help boost its presence in the u.s. fannie mae and freddie mac are putting evictions on homes for the holidays. it does not mean the foreclosure process will stop, but families will avoid eviction for two weeks ending january 2. that is the latest from the fox business network. giving you the power to prosper. ♪ tracy: former presidential candidate mitt romney has rejoined the board. governor romney has served on the board twice before. dennis: no word whether his bank account makes him less qualified of a candidate on that one. microsoft hoping to take a bite out of apple's ipad business. the high price could be more than some customers can swallow. shiiani joshi joins us now with a fabulous new haircut. shibani: you didn't notice last week, apparently. some backlash going on against microsoft today. you would think the company would price its new tablet line a little more aggressively considering it will have to compete with apple and its ipad. the company revealing a few months after the initia
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
spoke to ambassador morningstar, in such iconic quote i quote locations, as mcdonald's were all targeted by a rain terrorist cells that were rounded by security. the kurds or jerusalem forces, the iranian elite paramilitary organization of the islamic revolutionary guard, or irgc, is exporting the islamic revolution by posturing militant shiite movement, creating deterrence into networks and destabilizing regimes unfriendly to iran. and azerbaijan is in their crosshairs. the relationship with the united states, western europe and israel are irritating the iranian leadership to the point that some of their statements are questioning the sovereignty of the country of azerbaijan, reminding the leaders that in the distant past azerbaijan used to be a province of the iranian empire, sorry, persian empire. iran's anti-israel agenda is brought to bear by targeting the embassy official, ambassador of israel, and even local jewish community leaders and a rabbi. these cells, too, were rounded by azerbaijan security. in the broader geopolitical sense, the iranian activity in south caucasus
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
watch. in 2013. joining us now morningstar's domestic fund manager for 2011 jim kiefer. he was managing director. are you comfortable telling us what to do next year when we still don't know what's going to happen in washington? >> sure, sure, business is going to last a lot longer the next year. no problems. >> what kind of things should we be looking at? >> i think you want to be busy in the tech area. tech has been a lagger for the past year or two plus. you look at blue chip tech in particular you see some really cheap names there. very attractive valuations. think of things like cisco and oracle and microsoft, and these things are drowning in cash. you love companies that drown in cash and you're getting these in single digit multiples. i think you've really got price -- >> you really don't want them to drown. >> you want companies to drown, cash just continues to pile up. >> you want them alive. what about -- i mean, hp was one, you didn't mention hp. >> didn't mention hp. hp is a trickier situation, a lot more complex. it could be right for some investors, it's not reall
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
was one of three staffers from the relief organization morningstar development. kidnapped last wednesday, while returning from a visit to a rural medical clinic in eastern kabul province. they were stopped by armed men and taken to an area about 50 miles from the pakistan border. then, this weekend, joseph was freed from captivity by the same unit of navy s.e.a.l.s that killed osama bin laden. it's not clear if any of the s.e.a.l.s on this raid were on the bin laden mission. in rescuing joseph, tragedy. 28-year-old petty officer 1st classic in lass checque was killed in the ensuing firefight. checque, a ten-year veteran, part of the legendary s.e.a.l. team six, an elite counterterrorism team specially trained for hostage rescue. seth jones was an adviser to special operations forces in afghanistan. >> these are the kinds of situations that individuals like s.e.a.l.s have been in, whether it's afghanistan or pakistan or iraq or off the coast of somalia. they're putting themselves in harm's way and sometimes they die. >> reporter: it was a risk general john al bleallen, the t com
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